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Redefining Accomplishment and What Matters
As we all grasp for meaning in disorienting times, the idea that perhaps some of our cultural assumptions about how we...
Guest Contributor
Goodwill Closed? What to Do With Your Donations
I once worked with a client who had a ton of clothes. He hired me to help him go through it all, from socks to slacks....
Guest Contributor
The Rewards of Volunteering
Let’s hear from some retirement age people who are active as volunteers. The quotes below come from in depth interviews...
Guest Contributor
Ask Amava: Be a Food Bank Volunteer in the...
I really want to do something to help out in my community during these disorienting times. I’m concerned about my own...
Guest Contributor
Ask Amava: How to Make Extra Money
Like a lot of people, I’m thinking about ways to make some extra money. I am not hoping to work full-time, but am...
Guest Contributor
Life Knows Best: After the Isolation
It’s late afternoon on a lovely, early summer day here in southeast China. As I pen this bit of prose, a cool breeze...
Newsletter
The Longest Day of the Year: A New View
Usually, when we mark our editorial calendar to write about the longest day of the year, we plan to publish it as close...
Article
Crafts for Adults: Because Crafts Are Not...
Have you been bitten by the DIY bug? DIY (do-it-yourself) and crafting have taken the world by storm. Just check out the...
Article
Part-Time Jobs for Retirees in the New Normal
Even before Covid-19, the word “retirement” was up for a refresh. While many older workers may have wanted to taper...
Millie & Boo
Book Club
Today, our friends give us their thoughts on the books they want to read and discuss to help them think about ways to...
Article
Making 24-7 Togetherness Work
For many of us, all of a sudden, the gang’s all here. Whether you live in an apartment or a house, if you are lucky...
Article
Virtual Experiences
Covid-19 has turned so much of life upside down. Both work and our personal lives are playing out on Zoom, FaceTime,...
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